Beijing, 11, CN


Agriculture Underwriter 

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.


About the role

We are looking for a dynamic, open minded, business oriented underwriter with a passion for agriculture insurance product innovation, reinsurance underwriting and marketing to join the Agriculture Reinsurance Team in China. The core focus of the role will be underwriting agriculture reinsurance business, developing agriculture insurance product innovation, designing tailor-made solutions for clients strengthening Swiss Re's leading position in China market. Key responsibilities: - Underwrite agriculture reinsurance business in adherence to Swiss Re's underwriting guidelines and best practices - Develop new agriculture reinsurance business together with Swiss Re cross functional team by designing tailor-made solutions for insurance companies and government initiatives - Provide proactive, accurate and timely response to assigned clients on portfolio analysis and pricing - Identify opportunities to work with assigned clients by delivering Swiss Re's value propositions - Deepen the client relationship, originate new business, and develop differentiating services/solutions - Ensure Swiss Re is the first port of call for assigned clients - Analyze and anticipate future industry and government policy trends


About the team

Swiss Re is a global leader in agricultural reinsurance. Deep expertise and our global footprint put us in a strong position to serve clients in both mature and emerging markets. You will work with a strong global team of more than 30 Agriculture reinsurance specialists based in Beijing, Zurich, Singapore, Mumbai, Mexico and Sao Paulo. You will be also in close cooperation with Swiss Re's agriculture R&D unit, where you will gain in-depth knowledge and experience in Swiss Re's agriculture reinsurance modeling and new product development.


About You

- Minimum 3 years work experience in relevant insurance or reinsurance underwriting and/or proven relevant experience in the agricultural industry, agriculture related nature catastrophe research, with a solid network and market knowledge in China (re)insurance market and agriculture industry
- Strong analytical, problem solving and innovative thinking skills, as well as attention to details
- Good level of skills in, communication, presentation, sales, negotiation, influencing, etc.
- Good track record in marketing, business development and project management
- Highly motivated and results oriented with a strong team spirit
- Passionate to take on new initiatives and break new ground
- Proficient in written and verbal English and Mandarin
- Comfortable with frequent traveling, multi-tasks and high pressure
- Preferably master degree or above in Agriculture, Natural Hazards, Finance, Economics, Insurance or other related disciplines
- Preferably programming/modeling skills including Matlab, R, VB and ect

Reference Code: 84018 


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